Bolt and Zest, Amazing Cars From Tata Motors



Headquartered in Mumbai, Tata Motors is a reputed auto manufacturing company. It is the largest in India, and it has created a niche for itself in the global auto arena too. Getting enlisted with the New York Stock Exchange in the year 2004 was a great achievement for the organization.

The company has always attempted to be innovative and has strived to provide solutions to meet the unique & ever-changing needs of their customers. They experimented with the Tata Nano – the cheapest car – and were successful in their endeavour. Their last two offerings, the Bolt and Zest are doing well in the market. We take a sneak peek at these two models.


Unveiled at the Indian Auto Expo in February 2014, this model was named after the car repair athlete Usain Bolt. It is based on the X1 platform of Indica Vista and is a classier version of the car. The vehicle is a part of the company’s much talked about HorizoNext campaign.

With enticing exteriors, it flaunts a vibrant façade, trendy headlights, & a striking grille. The interiors are equally appealing and provide seating for five passengers.

The petrol variant of the vehicle comes with a 1.2-litre Revotron turbo charged mill which churns 90 PS of power and 140 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version is equipped with a 1.3-litre engine which musters 75 PS of and 190 Nm of peak torque. Both the models come with a 5-speed manual transmission.

The other significant features of the coupé include anti-lock braking system, navigation system, climate control & in-built HVAC control, power windows & mirrors, a trip computer, 5-inch touch screen with audio & video playback, Electronic Power Assisted System (EPAS), and much more.


This compact sedan comes in various trim levels, such as, XE, XM, XT, and XMS. The coupé is available with a 1.2-litre Revotron petrol mill and a 1.3-litre Quadrajet engine powers the diesel version. Both of these come with a five speed manual transmission. However, the XMA variant comes with a powerful F-Tronic AMT transmission. The petrol mill yields 88.76 BHP of power and 140 Nm of torque, while the diesel variant churns the same amount of power, with 200 Nm of torque.

The significant features of this sub 4-meter automobile include projector headlamps, EPAS, 9th generated ABS with EBD, LED daytime running lights, dual front SRS airbags, speed sensing auto door locks, parking sensors, and much more.

Both these cars have won the hearts of the Indian audience. They have met their expectations and have a long way to go!


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